i have a 2000 dodge durango after you drive the vehicial for about 20
minutes the oil pressure gauge drops to zero then gose back up to 30
psi after a few seconds it will do that several times oil level is at
the full mark i removed the oil pressure sensor and installed a manuel
oil pressure gauge start the engin up cold and it has good oil
pressure 40 psi after it runs about 30 minutes it reads 30 psi rev the
engine to 3000 rpms it has 50 psi ran the truck down the road about 10
miles and the oil pressure started to drop and went to zero then came
back up to 30 let the truck idle it was reading 15 psi rev the engine
up and the oil pressure stayed the same after a few minutes the
pressure dropped to zero let it set for a while start it up and i have
good oil pressure again is it the oil pump or what else coul it be thks
What motor BTW, I have read about these issues most had supposedly turned
out to be the sending unit, since you don't have a sending unit anymore, I
want to know what you find out, plus I will help look around the web if I
had the info.
Mines the 4.7 v8.
This a 5.2 or 5.9??? Both of those motors have a history of the oil
pick up screen getting plugged, especially if the oil hasn't been
changed very regular. Your readings off the manual guage sounds like
this is the problem. You'll have to drop the oil pan to get to the
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